• Wind River Range -- Part One -- Trail Conditions

    Wind River Range Part Trail Conditions

    At the beginning of this month my friend Dr. G and I went hiking in the Wind River Range in Wyoming. It was hard for us to find online information regarding... Read more

    Posted on 17 August 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: July

    Looking Back: July

    “Warm, mellow summer. The glowing sunbeams make every nerve tingle. The new needles of the pines and fir are nearly full grown and shine gloriously. Read more

    Posted on 01 August 2017 TRAVEL
  • My First Summer in the Sierra

    First Summer Sierra

    "Happy the showers that fall on so fair a wilderness, scarce a drop can fail to find a beautiful spot — on the tops of the peaks, on the shining glacier... Read more

    Posted on 24 July 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: June

    Looking Back: June

    June is a transitional month, one of warm days and long nights. It is a month where your 5 am run is barely even in the dark. It is a month of planning days... Read more

    Posted on 13 July 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: May

    Looking Back:

    May, as you may know, is my favorite month! This year, as always, it did not disappoint. Running: In May, I ran 220 miles. This is mostly due to two races, one... Read more

    Posted on 05 June 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: April

    Looking Back: April

    And then it was April. With it comes the start of baseball season, the tiny curling leaves of the tomato plant and the knowledge that before you know it,... Read more

    Posted on 08 May 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: March

    Looking Back: March

    A coworker said to me the other day, "You know March; It goes in like a lamb and out like a lion." I asked him if it wasn't the other way around though and he... Read more

    Posted on 03 April 2017 TRAVEL
  • Currently: March

    I have not done one of these in a long time! However, I am "currently" procrastinating doing a few other things, so why not? Reading: The Namesake by Jhumpa... Read more

    Posted on 13 March 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: February

    Looking Back: February

    For a short month, February was chock full of stuff! Even during the short week after Presidents' Day weekend, it seemed like we crammed seven days worth of wor... Read more

    Posted on 02 March 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: January

    Looking Back: January

    The word of the month for January on our side of the country is "wet." It has seemingly been raining for the last month straight (or longer?) in the Bay Area, i... Read more

    Posted on 07 February 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Forward: Goals 2017

    Last year I did a pretty shoddy job with my goals. However, I had a great year and part of the greatness was in the act of attempting to achieve those goals,... Read more

    Posted on 23 January 2017 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: 2016 Money Pie

    Looking Back: 2016 Money

    Happy New Year!! It's that time of year pie time!! As you know, each year I recap my spending throughout the year as a percentage. Read more

    Posted on 02 January 2017 TRAVEL
  • Look Back: Goals 2016

    At the beginning of this year, I set a few goals for myself. Unfortunately, I did not do a very good job of sticking to them this time! Last year, out of about... Read more

    Posted on 28 December 2016 TRAVEL
  • Best of 2016: Books

    Wow, this year has really flown by and it's time again for the best of the best lists! I enjoy looking back at other people's prior year's lists as well as my... Read more

    Posted on 27 December 2016 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: October & November

    You know how sometimes you go into a motivation rabbit hole and you just can't climb back out into the light?  I have been going to work earlier than normal... Read more

    Posted on 20 December 2016 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: September

    Looking Back: September

    For the past two Septembers, I have taken advantage of the fact that I get Labor day off, that the weather is still nice, and that the flights are a bit cheaper... Read more

    Posted on 27 October 2016 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: July & August

    Looking Back: July August

    I wrote the July portion of this post over a month ago and then it just sat in my drafts folder until today, when I was going to start an August post... Read more

    Posted on 23 September 2016 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: June

    Looking Back: June

    Summer is a promissory note signed in June, its long days spent and gone before you know it, and due to be repaid next January. Read more at:... Read more

    Posted on 11 July 2016 TRAVEL
  • Looking Back: May

    Looking Back:

    My favorite month of the year is over! I always like May, as it is springlike and jolly, plus it includes Mother's Day and my birthday! Read more

    Posted on 06 June 2016 TRAVEL
  • Quicksilver 100k

    Quicksilver 100k

    Last year I ran the Quicksilver (QS) 100k right in the middle of buying a house and therefore I just realized I never recapped the race. Read more

    Posted on 25 May 2016 TRAVEL